Why Furnace Maintenance Should Be at the Top of Your List

furnace maintenanceHave you scheduled your furnace maintenance yet? It’s not something that you spend a lot of time thinking about, is it? But, as important as your furnace is to the comfort of your family, shouldn’t you spend more time in keeping it running correctly? Most of the time, the furnace is only noticed when there is a problem and then there is a major panic, but if you practice proper maintenance on it, you can make sure that it is running correctly for the entire heating season and for many years to come.

Why Most Furnace Maintenance Should Be Handled by a Professional

Quick, name all of the parts of the furnace that you should check during a typical maintenance checkup. If you can’t do it or you are not sure, you should realize exactly why your best bet is to have that done by a pro. Sure, you can change a furnace filter in a matter of a few moments, but there are other things that you should do to keep that furnace working correctly. For instance, when is the last time that you cleaned out the ductwork?

The ductwork is twisty, bending pipes that travel from the furnace to all the vents in your home. The more rooms you have, the more vents you have and the more length and twists the ductwork will involve. Cleaning it all correctly is virtually impossible without the right tools. Did you know that if you try to do some of that yourself that you can tear or break the ductwork and cause the furnace to work too hard to heat certain rooms? Did you know that there can be things blocking those ducts that you could never even know about without the special cameras that the professionals use? Not only can you have accumulated dust, hair and other debris, it is possible that animals have made it into the ductwork as well. That is something you don’t want to run into on your own.

Having Furnace Maintenance Done by the Professionals at Jennings Heating

Jennings Heating has been in business for eight decades. You do not make it in any industry for 80 years if you are not an expert at what you do. With Jennings Heating, your satisfaction is guaranteed and emergency service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If the technician finds a problem, a price quote is given to you at an upfront, fixed price so there are no nasty surprises when the bill arrives.

When a Jennings Heating technician arrives, it will be in a fully stocked truck, complete with thousands of parts. The technician will be in a clearly labeled truck with a name tag so that you know exactly who is coming into your home. Not only is it important to make sure that your furnace maintenance is done correctly, but that it is done by someone who you can trust.